Legal Pot Will Mean a Boom in Canadian Cannabis Research
August 20, 2018 | The Tyee

For decades in Canada, cannabis has been a controlled substance in the eyes of the government and as tough for legitimate scientists to obtain as other illegal drugs. Scientists and researchers must obtain an exemption from Health Canada’s Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to use cannabis for re...

Why cannabis vape pens and concentrates will not be allowed for recreational marijuana
August 13, 2018 | CBC News

Cannabis vape pens can be found in several dispensaries across Vancouver. But after Oct.17, cannabis concentrates and vape pens will not be allowed for recreational marijuana. Vape pens allow cannabis users to ingest concentrated extracts from the cannabis plant. Cannabis concentrates usually consis...

Peer support workers on front lines of overdose crisis need support too, experts say
August 12, 2018 | Canadian Press

Trey Helten has known almost every one of the 50 or so people he has treated for overdoses on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside since February. As a former heroin and methamphetamine user who lived in the neighbourhood for three years before getting clean and returning “to do something positive,” ...

Peer support workers on front lines of overdose crisis need support too, experts say
August 12, 2018 | The Globe and Mail

rey Helten has known almost every one of the 50 or so people he has treated for overdoses on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside since February. As a former heroin and methamphetamine user who lived in the neighbourhood for three years before getting clean and returning “to do something positive,” h...

Why cannabis vape pens and concentrates are illegal
August 10, 2018 | CBC On The Coast

On the Coast’s Greenlit columnist Rohit Joseph tells host Gloria Macarenko why vape pens and cannabis concentrates will not be allowed come October 17....

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